Stage Design for a Vast Palace with a Roman Ruler Enthroned at Left and Soldiers Fighting at Right

Attributed to Antonio Bibiena (Italian, 1700–1774)


Dimensions

Sheet: 42 x 54.8 cm (16 9/16 x 21 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1999.266

Medium or Technique

Pen and brown ink and wash over traces of black chalk on laid paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Inscription

Verso: various sketches of stage sets and inscription: Perdare Effetto alla presente decorazione Empire La Scena a grado a grado principiando dal'Fondo con piccoli ragazi tenendo traforato e praticabile tutto

Markings

PDP Watermark Type: Vryheyt and C & I Honig

Provenance

Paris antique dealer 1999; Hill-Stone, Inc., New York; acquired September 1999

Credit Line

Charles H. Bayley Picture and Painting Fund